Degrees and Diplomas
Our primary mission is workforce development for Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. To support this mission, the IT Division offers thewhich consists of a core set of general information technology courses to provide all IT students with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the field of Information Technology along with several diploma and certificate options. All new and incoming students who wish to earn an Associate in Applied Science degree from CPCC's IT Division will be required to complete the coursework to earn the CTI degree along with additional coursework devoted to concentration in any of our specialties (in the form of a diploma) in a specific field within the IT industry.
Certificates of Specialization
Special short-term certificates are offered in a number of fields. Courses in certificate programs are taken from diploma and degree programs and may be completed within 12 to 18 semester credit hours. A student may earn certificates that build to earning a diploma or degree. A student may earn a certificate(s) in the same semester that he or she earns a degree or diploma.